God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
The future ain't what it used to be.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.